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How can property valuation become a more attractive line of work for students?

Story of the week

17
Jun
2021

How can property valuation become a more attractive line of work for students?

by Ákos Budai
Real estate valuers must work to the highest standards as they play a critical role in supporting markets by creating consistency and transparency. David Dušek (Czech Banking Association), Barbora Rýdlová (VŠE – Prague University of Economics and Business) and Petr Polák (Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic) talked to Property Forum about the current state of the valuation profession and the challenges expert valuers face on the Czech market.
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Retail

18
Jun
2021

Consumers want to be able to shop in-store

by Property Forum
What is most important to shopping centre visitors post-pandemic? Being able to shop in-store without having to rely on the internet and to make spontaneous, unplanned purchases is at the top of the list, shows the latest consumer survey commissioned by Cushman & Wakefield. Being able to participate in events held in shopping centres and access to fitness facilities were rated as least important.
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HalfPrice announces foreign expansion LCP Group to extend Galeria Emka in Koszalin Nine new brands have entered the Czech market in H1 2021

Industrial

18
Jun
2021

Panattoni to complete its first million in Greater Poland

by Property Forum
Panattoni is developing 65,000 sqm in Panattoni Park Poznań West Gate and on completion will have delivered over a million sqm in the region. The developer is building a distribution centre with over 100 loading docks. The entire project is to be BREEAM certified with a rating of 'Excellent'. The complex will be completed in March 2022
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Panattoni leases 85,000 sqm in Wrocław Campus 39 MSL Logistics expands presence near Bucharest 7R wants to build data centres

Investment

17
Jun
2021

VGP and Allianz JV completes €68 million portfolio purchase

by Property Forum
VGP and Allianz Real Estate, acting on behalf of several Allianz Group companies, announced a successful eighth closing with its 50:50 joint venture, VGP European Logistics. The transaction comprised of four logistic buildings, including two buildings in a new VGP park and another two newly completed logistic buildings which were developed in parks previously transferred to the Joint Venture. The four buildings are located in Germany (three) and in the Czech Republic (one).
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Skanska completes €97 million sale of Campus 6 in Bucharest GTC’s green bonds meet strong investor demand REICO sells Brno office building to local investor

Report

17
Jun
2021

Construction disputes last over 2 years in the Czech Republic

by Property Forum
Arcadis published its Global Construction Disputes Report 2021 comparing the length, value, and ways of solving construction disputes in particular regions of Europe, Asia and North America.
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Savills launches Resilient Cities Index 2021 Strong rebound in European construction in 2021, but not in Hungary Real estate is going green – What’s driving the change?

Office

16
Jun
2021

Some cities will adopt hybrid working faster

by Property Forum
Savills has examined both employee-driven and occupier/employer-driven factors to assess which global cities may see a faster transition to hybrid working post-COVID-19. From an office occupier perspective, New York, Paris, London, Berlin and Frankfurt may be primed for a faster transition to hybrid working, given comparatively high office costs, already flexible working practices and extended lockdowns, while less flexible working cultures in Mumbai, Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City mean that any transition to hybrid working may be slower.
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Portugal's Fidelidade buys office building in Budapest JLL to commercialize Lakeside office complex in Warsaw C&W to commercialize Atrium 2 in Warsaw

Residential

15
Jun
2021

Budimex Nieruchomości becomes Spravia

by Property Forum
Budimex SA has signed the final sales agreement of Budimex Nieruchomości. Therefore, the private equity investment firm Cornerstone Partners and Czech development group Crestyl took over the entire shareholding of the company.  This is the biggest acquisition in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. The next stage is changing the name of the company - Budimex Nieruchomości is now Spravia.
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Geometrik Build invests €20 million in Constanța Cordia aims to realize half of its total sales in Poland Resi4Rent opens another building in Gdańsk

Career

15
Jun
2021

Knight Frank expands to Greece

by Property Forum
Knight Frank CSEE has announced the expansion of its European network with a new commercial property office in the heart of Athens.
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Avison Young establishes full-service operations in Austria Logicor opens new office in Prague VGP appoints new Commercial Country Manager for Romania

Interview

14
Jun
2021

JTRE builds neighbourhoods in Bratislava and plans more UK projects

by Ákos Budai
One of Slovakia’s and the region’s largest developers continues to focus on mixed-use projects across its markets. Pavel Pelikán, Executive Director at JTRE talked to Property Forum about the company’s recent transactions, ongoing projects and the UK business.
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Diversification is key, even in the booming logistics business GLP expands and looks for future-proof locations in CEE MLP wants to call the shots on Germany's warehouse market

Hotel

08
Jun
2021

Hotels in The Warsaw HUB get WELL Health-Safety Rating

by Property Forum
The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI) has confirmed that the Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express Warsaw - The HUB and conference centre located in The Warsaw HUB complex have been awarded the WELL Health-Safety Rating. They are the first hotels in Europe to receive this certification. Since July last year, nearly 12 thousand objects all over the world have been trying to obtain this certification. As a result, the entire complex of The Warsaw HUB meets the stringent security requirements against COVID-19.
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Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest unveils new interior Hotel industry in Poland expects a rebound in 2023-24 Marmorosch Bucharest Hotel to open this summer

Economy

20
Apr
2021

Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania to gain the most from more EU funding

by Property Forum
An increase in European Union funding available to Central and Eastern European governments will boost GDP growth, suppress debt burdens and improve debt affordability, although implementation challenges will hinder gains in some countries, Moody's Investors Service said in a new report.
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Hungary's construction industry surprises with February slump Romania seeks €2.2 billion for building renovations Mortgage loans in Romania at 8.6% of GDP

New leases

  • Westinghouse Electric Company will occupy a space of over 1900 sqm in the Zabłocie Business Park B office building in Kraków. JLL represented the tenant during the contract negotiation process.
  • Grupa Azoty, a producer of fertilizer and chemical components has extended its lease in the Warsaw Trade Tower. The company occupies 1,160 sqm in the skyscraper, which is owned by Globalworth.
  • 108 Agency Slovakia has mediated the lease of 720 sqm for its client Mercurtrade in Beta – Car Park Pezinok.

New appointments

  • Spaceflow, a tenant experience company, appoints Ken Norton as its Vice President of Sales. Among Norton’s goals is to accelerate the growth of its client base, while scaling Spaceflow's sales team in their international markets and optimizing the sales processes. Norton joined Spaceflow after three years as Head of Sales at LandInsight, now Landtech. Prior to joining LandInsight, he was in Business Development at Estates Gazette.
  • Benoit Lheureux will replace Gerard Gallet as a CEO of Auchan Polska. Gerard Gallet will remain a Member of the Board.
  • Tomasz Łapiński, former CFO of Cordia Poland, has returned to the company as Development Director and Vice President. He will be responsible for strengthening Cordia's position in Poland, its development and further integration with Polnord.

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